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Document ID (ISN)50327
CIS number 88-1686
ISSN - Serial title 0260-9576 - Loss Prevention Bulletin
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pay F.J.
Title Static electricity hazards in industry
Bibliographic information Dec. 1987, No.078, p.1-8.
Abstract This overview explains static electricity and presents accident prevention methods. Covered are: fundamental concepts; practical consequences of electrostatic charging (nuisance, ignition hazards); methods of charge transfer (single spark or train of sparks, corona, brush and propagating brush discharges); precautions to reduce risk (earthing, other measures, dust explosions); conclusions.
Descriptors (primary) static electricity; electricity
Descriptors (secondary) bound charge; plastics; earthing; explosion hazards; dust explosions; fire hazards
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Electricity
Broad subject area(s) Electrical safety
Browse category(ies) Electricity